Retail payments and financial inclusion in Latin America and the Caribbean: identifying gaps and opportunities
The payment aspects of financial inclusion (PAFI) framework, set up by the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures and the World Bank in 2016, recommends a set of actions to spur financial inclusion by means of improvements in the retail payment…
The aim of this paper is to examine which payment instruments Canadians use for paying bills and to assess the factors driving their bill payment behavior.
The authors employ historical LVTS and ACSS data and use the discrete choice demand estimation approach to uncover end users’ and financial institutions’ preferences when deciding which payment instruments and payment systems, respectively, to use.
Economic prediction during a crisis is challenging because of the unprecedented economic impact of such an event, which increases the unreliability of traditionally used linear models that employ lagged data. The authors help to address this challenge by…
This paper investigates factors associated with high credit card loss rates during the period 2008–11 associated with the Great Recession.
The absence of evidence and the evidence of absence: an algorithmic approach for identifying operational outages in TARGET2
This paper implements an algorithmic approach to identify participants’operational outages based on transaction data.
This paper examines how DLT can be used in the area of PCS, and identifies both the opportunities and challenges associated with its long-term implementation and adoption.
This paper provides a broad perspective by taking into account payments globally in a comprehensive way: from card payments to real-time gross settlement
This paper investigates how participants react to major incidents in a payment system, contributing to the literature on payment reaction functions.
This paper considers a network of cross-border SWIFT message flows where nodes are the countries in which the sending and receiving banks are domiciled. The authors analyze how the payment flows reflect or predict various aspects of the real economies.
A number of countries are introducing faster settlement of retail payments due to increasing consumer demand.
We investigate whether overnight unsecured interbank loans and interest rates can be reliably inferred at the market and bank level from central banks’ interbank payments data.
This study examines the effect of retail payment innovations on the use of cash at the point of sale.